Rössenbergheide - Külsenmoor

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Rössenbergheide - Külsenmoor

IUCN Category IV - Habitat / Species Management Area

location Southwest of Hankensbüttel , in the district of Gifhorn in Lower Saxony
surface 240 ha
Identifier NSG BR 067
WDPA ID 165223
Geographical location 52 ° 39 '  N , 10 ° 35'  E Coordinates: 52 ° 39 '30 "  N , 10 ° 34' 39"  E
Rössenbergheide - Külsenmoor (Lower Saxony)
Rössenbergheide - Külsenmoor
Sea level from 60 m to 84 m
Setup date 07/03/1985
administration NLWKN

Rössenbergheide-Külsenmoor is a nature reserve in the Lower Saxony municipality of Dedelstorf in the joint municipality of Hankensbüttel in the Gifhorn district .

The nature reserve with the registration number NSG BR 067 is 214  hectares in size. It is completely part of the FFH area "Rössenbergheide - Külsenmoor, Heiliger Hain". In the south it borders on the nature reserve " Niederungsbereich Oerrelbach ".

The nature reserve is located north of Wahrenholz on the eastern edge of a glacial ground moraine . Together with the nature reserves “Niederungsbereich Oerrelbach” and “ Heiliger Hain ” it forms an important heather and transitional moor complex .

The reserve comprising to depression of Oerrelbachs falling Geest slopes and a portion of the Oerrelbachniederung. Spring moors are in front of the Geest slopes . The lowland areas are boggy areas with bog forests , bog heaths and peat cuttings, and grassland areas and swampy areas can be found on bog sites. The moor areas drain to the Oerrelbach, which is lined with alder bushes.

The dry areas on the Geest hills are covered with sandy heaths and pine forests. The heather areas are maintained through maintenance measures.

In the west, the 7th district road between Wesendorf and Hankensbüttel crosses the nature reserve.

The area has been a nature reserve since July 3, 1985. The responsible lower nature conservation authority is the district of Gifhorn.

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